The U.S. state Department said that the us will not impose sanctions against companies involved in the construction of the pipeline “Nord stream — 2” and the second branch of the “Turkish stream” in the framework of the law on sanctions — CAATSA.
It is reported TASS with reference to the statement of the state Department.
“The Department of state currently does not impose any sanctions in accordance with section 232 CAATSA,” said the American foreign Ministry.
Washington said that if it considers the imposition of sanctions in accordance with section 232 is appropriate, it “will not hesitate to do it.”
Earlier, us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the state Department has updated its recommendations in the framework of the law CAATSA and included the “Nord stream — 2” and second thread “Turkish stream.”
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called these actions “using political pressure to unscrupulous competition”.